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Catherine Potvin - Dialogues for a Greener Canada

Science News | March 18, 2015

by: Lesley Evans Ogden

A group of prominent Canadian academics is trying to change the dynamic by releasing its own set of climate policy recommendations for the nation.

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Published: 22Mar2015

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015

by: Ivan Semeniuk & Shawn McCarthy

Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change.

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Published: 22Mar2015

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly hosted a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

Published: 16Mar2015

PGSS Green Drinks

19Mar201517:00
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Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Bronwen Tucker will be speaking about current outreach efforts surrounding international climate change negotiations.

2015 Annual Catalyst Awards Gala

13Apr201518:30
Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The Office of Sustainability is proud to acknowledge those who have positively contributed to sustainability at McGill in an enduring and meaningful way.

McGill Spaces Project: Operation Brown Building (WED)

18Mar201517:00
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Brown Student Services Lobby, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, CA

ONE BUILDING | MANY CHALLENGES - (YOU SPOKE; WE LISTENED!)

TIME: Wednesday MAR 18 - 5:00-6:30 PM
LOCATION: Brown Building Lobby (all the way up Floor 3!)

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McGill Spaces Project: Operation Brown Building (MON)

16Mar201510:15
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Brown Student Services Lobby, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, CA

ONE BUILDING | MANY CHALLENGES - (YOU SPOKE; WE LISTENED!)

TIME: Monday MAR 16 - 10:15-11:45 AM
LOCATION: Brown Building Lobby (all the way up Floor 3!)

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Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) presents: "Brown bag lunch: Digital social networks: which networks for which purposes?

17Mar201512:00
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Thomson House Room 404, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund.

'Cities We Need' conference highlights importance of municipal autonomy

The McGill Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015

by: Philippe Dumais

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) opened its 20th annual two-day conference on Feb. 19, focusing on the challenges cities across Canada face.  

Read the full story here.

Published: 6Mar2015

McGill Spaces Project holds second workshop on Brown Building redesign

The McGill Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015

by: Laura Hanrahan

The workshop was hosted by the McGill Spaces Project (MSP), a student-led initiative seeking to reimagine spaces across McGill’s campus, the Brown Building Redesign Advisory Group (BRAG), a McGill Student Services committee, and the McGill Architecture Community Design Workshop class (ARCH 514), led by Professor Nik Luca.

Published: 6Mar2015

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